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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 05/2017 Sleat Sports Centre feasibility study.

    Sleat Sports Centre feasibility study.

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig has commissioned a full feasibility study for the proposed new sports complex being planned as an integral part of the ongoing development of Kilbeg Village in Sleat. The provision of a sports, recreation, health and fitness centre would create a vital and long overdue amenity serving the...

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  • 04/2017 The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2017

    The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2017

    The third Gaelic poetry competition for ‘The Macdonald of Sleat’ Poetry Prize will be held this year.  The annual competition was inaugurated by Sir Ian Macdonald in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away three years ago. The competition will be run once again by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the...

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  • 04/2017 New Gaelic magazine - Tuath

    New Gaelic magazine - Tuath

    A new Gaelic magazine Tuath will be launched on Wednesday 12th April in the Atrium at Àrainn Chaluim Chille at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig with readings from Myles Campbell and Kenny Lindsay. There will also be readings from Boyd Robertson, John Urquhart, Jo MacDonald and Myles Campbell in memory of Donald...

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  • 03/2017

    Public Consultation on Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Gaelic Language Plan

    Members of the public will have the opportunity to submit views on Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s second Gaelic Language Plan as part of the public consultation on the draft of the new plan. Sabhal Mòr’s first Gaelic Language Plan was published in 2012. The draft plan was prepared under the provisions...

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  • 03/2017

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig to offer new degree course for Gaelic teachers

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig (SMO), the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, is to deliver a new Gaelic teaching degree. The BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education recently received validation from the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) and accreditation from the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS ) and...

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  • 02/2017 Four more years announced for visual artists on the Jon Schueler Scholarship at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Four more years announced for visual artists on the Jon Schueler Scholarship at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language, Culture and the Arts on Skye announces its call to international visual artists for the fifth annual Jon Schueler Scolarship Artist Residency. The Scholarship which began in 2013 will run for a further 4 years until 2020, and applications are now...

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  • 02/2017 Star-studded National Gaelic Film Awards 2017

    Star-studded National Gaelic Film Awards 2017

    Scottish stars turned out in Glasgow this weekend to present awards at the ninth annual National Gaelic Film ceremony. FilmG is MG ALBA’s (the Gaelic Media Service) prestigious Gaelic screen talent awards, which this year attracted a record number of entries and was streamed live to audiences around the world. ...

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  • 02/2017 Announcing a new collaborative placement between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Glasgow Life

    Announcing a new collaborative placement between Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Glasgow Life

    Glasgow Life and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig are embarking on a unique collaborative placement to look at Gaelic Arts from urban and rural contexts.  The collaborative placement will see Glasgow Life’s Gaelic Arts Producer being based at the Gaelic college in Skye for a period of up to 12 weeks in...

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  • 12/2016 University of the Highlands and Islands announces its 2016 Student of the Year

    University of the Highlands and Islands announces its 2016 Student of the Year

    A graduate with a passion for marine science has been named as the University of the Highlands and Islands Student of the Year 2016. Samuel Black (22) from Dunbar in East Lothian graduated from the Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI (SAMS UHI) earlier this year with a 1st class...

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  • 11/2016 Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture recalls the life and poetry of Sorley MacLean

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture recalls the life and poetry of Sorley MacLean

    The fifth Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture was delivered by Ian MacDonald last Wednesday (9 November) at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, where he gave a wide-ranging talk, entitled “Sorley MacLean: Life and Poetry”, on the life and work of the famous Raasay bard. The annual lecture was established five years ago...

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